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Old 06-24-2008, 08:51 PM
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I am posting your "Line " at the bottom of your post...Excessive speeding? It ain't excessive till I redline!
That is one thing I wouldn't do driving cross-country. Why push a car looking for that 80-90 mph stretch? Alot of people on this site think that the Mercedes diesel is indestructable that you can just go and wring them out all day long with no consequences. People think that the 5.9 Cummins 6 cyl diesel would run that way also. Driven sensably, they too will go 500,000 miles. At UPS we had that engine in UPS package cars and I saw several destroyed in as little as 100,000miles from running them balls out! My $0.02 is drive them easy on trips and don't worry then about breaking down. Do your redline stuff close to home and the GARAGE.
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